- Provides More Content and Enhanced Resources to Better Serve Needs of Media -
November 04, 2011 MIAM I-- (EON: Enhanced Online News)--Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial transportation and supply chain management solutions, announced today that it has launched a new and improved online newsroom on its website at www.ryder.com. The newsroom is designed to make it easier for journalists to stay up to date on company news in real time and access relevant content and multimedia to support ongoing coverage of Ryder.
The site, which can also be accessed directly at http://newsroom.ryder.com, provides journalists with a one-stop-shop host of resources, including press releases, press kits, story ideas, executive and subject-matter expert biographies, and a link to Ryder’s online investor relations center. Members of the media can download or request Ryder videos and images, as well as access the latest sustainability content. They can also access additional Ryder video and content through the company’s social media channels on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter, available directly through the newsroom. In addition, journalists can keep up with the latest schedule of Ryder conference and tradeshow participation via the new events page on the site, and register to receive company news and updates via e-mail, SMS alerts, and RSS feeds. A new, advanced search functionality also makes it easier to filter and find information according to a specific subject matter or timeframe.
“We are pleased to offer this enhanced resource to further connect with media covering transportation and logistics and the individual sectors we serve, as well as those who view our business as a bellwether of the economy and other macro business trends,” said David Bruce, Vice President of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs for Ryder. “Our goal is to better serve news media by making more information immediately available, while also increasing our team’s ability to assist media with specialized requests.”
Ryder is a FORTUNE 500® commercial transportation, logistics and supply chain management solutions company. Ryder’s stock (NYSE:R) is a component of the Dow Jones Transportation Average and the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index. Inbound Logistics magazine has recognized Ryder as a top third party logistics provider and included Ryder in its 2011 and 2010 “Green Partners” listing. Ryder has also been ranked two years in a row as one of the top 250 U.S. companies in the Newsweek Green Rankings. In addition, Security Magazine has named Ryder one of the top companies for security practices in the transportation, logistics, supply chain, and warehousing sector. Ryder is a proud member of the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program, supporting national and local disaster preparedness and response efforts. For more information, visit www.ryder.com.